Nearly 70 remain missing in Somalia bombing

2017-10-16 18:00


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Mogadishu - Scores of people are missing since Saturday's deadly truck bombing in Somalia's capital, raising fears that death toll will continue to rise.

Police Capt. Mohamed Hussein says at least 300 people are dead and close to 400 others are injured.

Hussein says that as hospitals and families continue to count the dead, nearly 70 people are missing, based on accounts from relatives.

He says many bodies were burnt to ashes in the attack.

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